CNAY Hosts Native Summer Interns from National Institutes of Health

Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) staff held a youth roundtable with seven students interning with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The staff introduced students to CNAY’s work to elevate Native youth priorities and shared resources for supporting their personal, academic and professional growth.
 

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CNAY Welcomes Newman’s Own Foundation Fellow

The Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute (CNAY) is hosting Del Curfman for a one-year work experience as part of the Newman’s Own Foundation Fellowship Program. Del will support a variety of CNAY initiatives including the Champions for Change Native youth leadership program; a new project mapping needs and resources for Native LGBTQIA+ and Two Spirit youth; development of CNAY’s annual State of Native Youth Report; and a new art competition aimed at engaging young Native artists in the Generation Indigenous National Native Youth Network. 

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Cheyenne River Youth Project® Embarks On “Champions for Change” Pilot Project with Center For Native American Youth

Aspen Institute senior leadership was invited to travel with CNAY to visit a Native youth program in a reservation community.
 

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Gen-I Ambassadors Experience Cross-Cultural Sharing and the Outdoors at Fresh Tracks Training Summit

Friday, July 14, 2017, National Conservation Training Center, WV — "What does it mean to be an engaged citizen?” Over the course of five days, 40 young leaders from across the U.S. and one from Hong Kong met at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV to discuss this question and more. 

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